Suspect dies in custody of Roseburg police



ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says a man who was arrested by Roseburg police suffered a medical emergency and died after officers used pepper spray and a Taser.

An autopsy is scheduled this week to determine the cause of death for 56-year-old Gregory Allen Price of Sublimity.

He had been jailed Friday by deputies who responded to a report of a disturbance between Price and his wife at Diamond Lake Resort. He was arrested for driving his car through pedestrian areas between cabins.

After he was released the next day, police say he started jumping on moving vehicles outside the Douglas County Courthouse.

The Oregonian reports police used the stun gun and pepper spray after Price ignored their commands.